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Be sure to check out our helpful links to undergraduate, graduate, and continuing PM education opportunities and references through the SIU System's educational options or recommended third-parties, including the Project Management Institute.

For more information, email us at PMO@siu.edu

For working Professionals, SIU's Continuing Education Courses provide a cost-effective and accessible alternative for expanding your Project Management knowledge and skills. These courses may support your preparation for a PM Certification Exam or your Professional Development Unit (PDU) requirements. The courses are delivered by Ed2Go, a third-party vendor which is a PMI Registered Education Provider (REP).

Additionally, SIU Edwardsville offers Executive Education in Project Management.SIU Edwardsville logo

For Students, the following student organizations and academic programs support Project Management education.

SIU Registered Student Organizations SIU Departments
Project Management Group Information Systems and Applied Technologies
Project Management Institute Student Chapter College of Business
College of Engineering

A partial course listing follows (Complete and updated course listings are available for undergraduate and graduate).

Courses

Courses

IST 350-001, Technical Career Subjects: IT Project Management in Advancing Technologies. This course will cover IT project management topics in advancing business technologies, cyber security, game studies, digital arts, extreme programming, mobile & social apps, managing virtual teams, and persuasive presentations for project managers. Advanced techniques in IT project management are covered where the content and subject matter presented aligns with the Project Management institute (PMI) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) –Fifth Edition.

IST 404-3 Information Technology Project Management.  Combines theory and techniques of project management emphasizing information technology applications. The course adheres to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PM- BOK) using case studies to cover the PMBOK process areas. Students will apply project management skills. Course concepts are strengthened by the use of automated project management software. A grade of C or better is required. Not for graduate credit. Prerequisite: IST 232.

IT 450-3 Project Management. This course is designed to pro- vide students with an overview of the project management process followed by an in-depth examination of the activities need- ed to successfully initiate, plan, schedule, and control the time and cost factors of the project. Prerequisite: none. Restricted to College of Engineering students or departmental approval required. Special approval needed from the department. Restricted to Junior/Senior standing.

TRM 470-3 Project Management. This course is designed to pro- vide students with an overview of the project management process followed by an in-depth examination of the activities needed to successfully initiate, plan, schedule, and control the time and cost factors of the project from a technical management perspective. Prerequisites: UCC Mathematics, TRM 364, TRM 383. Not for graduate credit. Restriction: TRM major.

QEM 545-3 Project Management II. This course is an advanced study of the concepts in project management, building on the fundamentals established in prerequisite courses. Using MS Project, students will work individually and in teams to develop appropriate tools and documentation typically utilized to implement, control, and closeout projects. Computerized scheduling and cost control, quality systems, risks management, procurement, and project termination. Prerequisite: IT 450, or instructor consent.

QEM 546-3 Project Management for Supply Chain Engineering. This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the project management process and an in-depth examination of the activities needed to successfully initiate, plan, schedule, and control the time and cost factors of the project as it relates to developing a supply chain system. Executing successful supply chain projects requires the management of technology, people, culture, stakeholders, and other diverse elements. This course takes an integrated approach to managing projects, merging both technical and managerial challenges. It emphasizes not only individual project execution, but also provides a strategic perspective, demonstrating means to manage supply chain projects at the program and portfolio levels.

QEM 550-3 Project Leadership. This course is designed to develop a graduate student’s human relationship skills for leading project teams. Through the use of case studies and practical applications, students will learn effective leadership, team development, motivational and organizational planning, and conflict resolution practices.